CARRICK, or CARRICKBAGGOT, a parish, in the barony of FERRARD, county of LOUTH, and province of LEINSTER, 2½ miles (S. S, E.) from Dunleer; containing 340 inhabitants. This parish, which is situated on the coast road from Drogheda to Dundalk, contains 826½ statute acres, chiefly arable land, and includes part of the demesne of Rokeby Hall. It is a rectory, in the diocese of Armagh, and is part of the union of Rathdrummin: the tithes amount to £57- 8. 6. In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Clogher. There are some remains of the old church.
from Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837.